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Shepard Fairey

Legislative Influence for Sale, 2011

Screenprint in colours on cream wove
23 9/10 × 18 in
60.6 × 45.8 cm
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About the work
R
Roseberys

Sheet 60.6 x 45.8cm (unframed)

Please refer to department for condition report.

Sheet 60.6 x 45.8cm (unframed)

Please refer to department for condition report.

Signature
Signed, dated and numbered 367/450 in pencil
Publisher
Published by Obey Giant, Los Angeles
Shepard Fairey
American, b. 1970
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Expanding on the legacies of artists such as Keith Haring and Andy Warhol, Shepard Fairey’s practice disrupts the distinction between fine and commercial art. A major artist of the street art movement, Fairey rose to prominence in the early 1990s through the dispersion of posters, stickers, and murals, related to his Obey Giant campaign, which yielded an international cultural phenomenon. Fairey’s iconic poster of President Barack Obama was adopted as the official emblem associated with the presidential campaign and encapsulates a number of recurring concerns in the artist’s work, including propaganda, portraiture, and political power.

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About the work
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Roseberys

Sheet 60.6 x 45.8cm (unframed)

Please refer to department for condition report.

Sheet 60.6 x 45.8cm (unframed)

Please refer to department for condition report.

Signature
Signed, dated and numbered 367/450 in pencil
Publisher
Published by Obey Giant, Los Angeles
Shepard Fairey
American, b. 1970
Follow

Expanding on the legacies of artists such as Keith Haring and Andy Warhol, Shepard Fairey’s practice disrupts the distinction between fine and commercial art. A major artist of the street art movement, Fairey rose to prominence in the early 1990s through the dispersion of posters, stickers, and murals, related to his Obey Giant campaign, which yielded an international cultural phenomenon. Fairey’s iconic poster of President Barack Obama was adopted as the official emblem associated with the presidential campaign and encapsulates a number of recurring concerns in the artist’s work, including propaganda, portraiture, and political power.

Shepard Fairey

Legislative Influence for Sale, 2011

Screenprint in colours on cream wove
23 9/10 × 18 in
60.6 × 45.8 cm
Bidding closed
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